Importance of recreational therapy in getting people back to activity.
Abstract: Speaker explains the role a recreational therapist has in the recovery process of people with brain injuries. A recreational therapist can help individuals to function and get back to their life, resume activities they enjoy, become more independent, and overcome barriers by taking them out into the community and teaching relaxation techniques and approaches to overcome things they've feared and avoided for a while. Run time: 1 minute 44 seconds.
NARIC Accession Number: O19985. What's this?
Author(s): Bombardier, Chuck.
Project Number: 90DP0012 (formerly H133A110004).
Publisher(s): Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC), American Institutes for Research, 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20007; 202/403-6929.
Descriptor Terms: AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, BRAIN INJURIES, COGNITION, COMMUNITY INTEGRATION, DAILY LIVING, DEPRESSION, MEDICAL TREATMENT, MENTAL HEALTH, PSYCHOTHERAPY, QUALITY OF LIFE, RECREATION, SECONDARY CONDITIONS.